USA, 27 April 2007: SANZ has announced the release of EarthWhere 4.2 for Windows, an upgrade to the company’s geospatial data provisioning software. The product has been enhanced to take advantage of a scalable and easily configurable service oriented architecture which can support a wide variety of enterprise environments. EarthWhere 4.2 is expected to provide a new standard for management and automated delivery of geospatial data with elevation models, scanned maps, and satellite and aerial photography.
Key features and enhancements of EarthWhere 4.2 include:
EarthWhere ActiveIngest: ActiveIngest, a powerful cataloging engine that quickly and easily manages image data workflows. The application can be configured to automatically catalog metadata, image properties and geographic locations, as well as creating thumbnails for rapid viewing. Users can enable the watch folder option to monitor for newly available data sets.
EarthWhere Pro for ArcGIS: Utilizing RasterConnect, a core component of EarthWhere Pro for ArcGIS, users gain support for direct provisioning from inside the ESRI ArcGIS environment. Familiar tools can be used to locate and provision image sources with a few clicks of the mouse. Image analysts no longer need to spend hours tracking down data sets, doing quality checks, or reformatting data.
Service Oriented Architecture: EarthWhere’s service bus architecture provides the scalability to incorporate new workflows without impacting system architecture. EarthWhere’s Software Development Kit provides access to application programming interfaces which enable maximum flexibility and allowing agencies to use EarthWhere for image data management within their current system.
Batch Provisioning: EarthWhere’s graphical user interface now supports the output of large product sets into a variety of formats including the new KML 2.1 super overlay specification.
Data Format Support: Additional support for ArcGrid Binary and the latest QuickBird RPC formats.
SANZ is a data storage and geospatial technology firm focused on the design, deployment and support of intelligent data management. SANZ delivers solutions that allow corporations and government agencies to secure their business-critical environments and maximize their IT investments. For more information visit www.earthwhere.com.